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Offline sshire

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Still breathing
« on: January 11, 2019, 11:04:15 PM »
Where’s Stan seems to be (for some unexplainable reason) a pressing question.
Yes. I will be at Cabin Fever with at least one new engine and possibly two.
Elmer’s 24 is done. Last week I decided to build on elbow engine. Should be ready????

Re: Cabin Fever. For some reason, I became the Director of Saving Seats. Here’s the new plan.
I’ll put down 10 “Reserved for MEM” signs. I know that Scott, Dave and I will be there. If’n the creek don’t rise, Cletus may actually show. The remaining 6 seats are first come, first occupied.

I realized that I was spending more time on the forum and creating build logs than I spent actually making parts. That caused me to go on a “Forum Hiatus.”

Cletus suggested that this may be the reason that I disappeared.



In addition, I’ve whiled away the hours, conversing with the flowers  and…

Organizing screws



Still working on the Simpson and Shipton



Playing the banjo



Fred’s Gun Day







Wilton Bullet Restoration



Getting better with the CNC



Lots of “Practice”



Restoring a Brown and Sharpe Screw Machine Knurling Tool







Volunteering at The Museum of the American Revolution (spoiler alert. We won.)





Copying a Starrett Tap Wrench for Fred’s birthday



Making a nameplate for my wife’s birthday present grill to match the Weber plate.







A swivel knife to cut gaskets on the CNC mill



And, a Busker Organ






That’s about it.

Hope to see a lot of people at Cabin Fever



Best,
Stan

Offline Dave Otto

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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2019, 11:42:48 PM »
Well at least you have been keeping busy!
Lots of nice work going on there, well except maybe for some of those trial cylinders. :)

Nice vise! I like the jaws.

Good to see you are still with us.
Dave

Offline steamer

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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2019, 12:15:02 AM »
Where were you shooting?

Dave
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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2019, 12:31:15 AM »
Great to see you Stan. Looks like you got a lot done during the haitus too!!

Bill

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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2019, 12:34:51 AM »
Shooting occurred at Fred's weekend cottage on the Susquehanna River. We were pretty careful not to aim towards the nuclear power plant across the river. :lolb:
Gun Day happens twice a year. Great fun
Best,
Stan

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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2019, 01:07:33 AM »
Glad you are doing well and having fun Stan!

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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2019, 01:10:31 AM »
Happy to see that you are enjoying life Stan.  Some very fine work there as well some fun activities.

-Bob
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Offline steamer

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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2019, 01:10:42 AM »
Shooting occurred at Fred's weekend cottage on the Susquehanna River. We were pretty careful not to aim towards the nuclear power plant across the river. :lolb:
Gun Day happens twice a year. Great fun

Yeah....the guys in the black suites and the earbuds get kinda cranky when you do that.....Just sayin.
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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2019, 02:59:21 AM »
This is Pennsylvania  Dave, not Massachusetts. Plus, I think the two Daisy Red Ryders are pretty safe.

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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2019, 01:36:39 PM »
Great to see what you have been working on.
 I'm really looking forward to seeing my model engine building friends next week at Cabin Fever.
 Scott

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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2019, 08:51:13 PM »
You really have been busy. :ThumbsUp: :ThumbsUp:

Vince

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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2019, 09:28:18 PM »
Hey guys
All of that keeps me off the street and out of bars
Best,
Stan

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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2019, 09:41:18 PM »
Stan,
Great to see you are staying busy and are doing well. I am planning to be at CF Friday & Saturday and look forward to seeing everyone.
Art
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Offline Tin Falcon

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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2019, 12:57:27 AM »
good to hear you are well and having fun!

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A swivel knife to cut gaskets on the CNC mill


You know you could just buy the wife a crickut machine . I have heard they are fantastic for cutting custom gaskets
there maker top of the line machine is  only 349 usd may be able to find a deal on craigs list.

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Re: Still breathing
« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2019, 11:54:17 PM »
Well I’ll be a son of a diddly, Vern has re-entered the building. Looks like you have been enjoying yourself. Hey, ain’t anything wrong with being on the streets or in the bars as long as they are the right ones  :lolb:. Man, I could have used that knurling tool today. Talk to you soon: don’t make yourself so damn scarce anymore now you hear.

Cletus